- Allow your hope to shaped by the knowledge that God has personally entered your story and chooses never to leave you nor forsake you.
- Every time you feel hopeless or anxious, ask Jesus to show you where he is in the story, the situation, the challenge. Ask him what he thinks about it, and what he wants to do.
All this took place to fulfil what the Lord had said through the prophet: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel”(which means “God with us”).
And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.
The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.
I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.
May your unfailing love be with us, Lord, even as we put our hope in you.